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|Federal Contractors Must Continue to Post Notice of Labor Rights, Court Holds|
Philip B. Rosen, Mickey Silberman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
May 25, 2015, previously published on May 14, 2015A federal district court in Washington, D.C. has rejected a constitutional challenge by the National Association of Manufacturers and Virginia Manufacturers Association to President Barack Obama’s 2010 Executive Order requiring certain federal contractors to post a “Notification of...
|House Democrats Signal Willingness to Compromise on MSHA Subpoena Authority|
Henry Chajet, Bradford T. Hammock, Mark Savit; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
May 20, 2015, previously published on May 15, 2015Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives want to hand subpoena authority to the Mine Safety and Health Administration, and appear willing to try to pass mine safety amendments to reach a bargain.
|Fourth Circuit Sets Employee-Friendly Standard for Title VII Retaliation Claims|
Matthew F. Nieman, Jeremy S. Schneider; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
May 20, 2015, previously published on May 15, 2015A former waitress’s hostile work environment and retaliation claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act against the employer should go to a jury, the Richmond-based federal appellate court has ruled in a decision that sets a more employee-friendly standard for such claims. Boyer-Liberto...
|Restrictive DHS, DOL Rule on H-2B Foreign Labor Certification Program Makes Visa More Difficult for Employers|
Sujata Ajmera, Lucrecia M. Davis, Minnie Fu, Raazia K. Hall, Sean G. Hanagan; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 8, 2015The Department of Labor’s and the Department of Homeland Security’s joint Interim Final Rule (IFR) imposes new burdens on the certification of employment of nonimmigrant workers in temporary, non-agricultural employment and stiffens enforcement obligations applicable to employers of...
|New Georgia Law Permits Use of Payroll Cards|
Justin R. Barnes, Todd Van Dyke; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 12, 2015Georgia employers now may pay employees through the use of payroll card accounts under a law signed by Governor Nathan Deal on May 5, 2015. The new law is effective immediately.
|Nebraska to Require Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnant Workers|
Timothy D. Loudon, Chad P. Richter; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 12, 2015This new law, signed April 13, 2015, will take effect in September, three months following adjournment of the 104th legislative session, which is currently scheduled to conclude on June 5, 2015.
|New Arkansas Law Permits Blue-Penciling of Employment Non-Compete Agreements|
James H. Stock; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 12, 2015 Governor Asa Hutchinson has signed legislation (S.B. 998 or Act 921) allowing a court to enforce the reasonable parts of a non-competition agreement, while deleting the overbroad, unenforceable provisions, rather than striking down the entire agreement. The new law, signed on April 1, 2015, is...
|New York City Limits Employers’ Use of Credit Information of Applicants, Employees|
Susan M. Corcoran, Richard I. Greenberg, David S. Greenhaus, Daniel J. Jacobs; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 11, 2015The “Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act” amends the City Human Rights Law and defines “consumer credit history” to include written and other information obtained through credit reports or credit scores, or other information obtained directly from the applicant or...
|The Heat is On: What Employers Can Do to Protect Employees from Heat-Related Illness|
Tressi L. Cordaro, Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
May 14, 2015, previously published on May 4, 2015As a cold winter finally comes to an end, many of us look forward to summertime warmth. But sun and heat can spell danger for workers who are exposed to soaring temperatures and a rising heat index. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”), thousands of...
|Inquiries about Employee’s Nationality, Use of Spanish Not Unlawful in Circumstances, Federal Court Rules|
Jordan M. Ellis, Stephanie J. Peet; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
May 14, 2015, previously published on May 1, 2015In responding to staff complaints of a manager’s conduct, pertinent questions posed by the employer about the manager’s nationality and use of Spanish in the workplace did not establish a prima facie case of discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, a federal appeals court...